CONTENTS THE FIVE COMPANIONS 1 THE GOOD BISHOP 18 THE FAMINE 34 THE THREE PRINCES 38 THE HERMITS OF THE DESERT 44 SAN RUFINO 70 THE SOLDIER OF GOD 84 THE SAINT AND THE TYRANT 98 THE JOURNEY OF SAN MARTINO 101 THE MARVELLOUS SWORD 107 SAN BENEDETTO 124 THE SAINT OF THE WHITE ROBE 150 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS SS. Cosmo and Damiano thrown into the Sea and rescued by the Angel. - Fra Angelico, Belle Arte, Florence Coloured Frontispiece The Five Companions in the Flames - Fra Angelico, Belle Arte,... Topics: Christian Saints -- Legends, Christian Saints In Art, Christian Saints -- Italy
TABLE OF CONTENTS VAGI Introduction 9 CHAPTER I Umbria; Rita's Early Years . . 21 CHAPTER II When Rita Married 44 CHAPTER III How Rita Came to Cascia ... 64 CHAPTER IV Rita's Convent Days .... 82 CHAPTER V Rita Shares in Christ's Passion . 121 CHAPTER VI What Death Brought to Rita 146 CHAPTER VII What Rita Brought to Us . . 179 Digitized by Google. Topics: Christian saints -- Italy -- Cascia -- Biography, Rita, of Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457
CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE Preface 9 I. Ubria, Cascia and Its Greatness 13 II. The Birthplace and Parents op St. Rita 18 III. St. Rita's Birth- 23 IV. The Early Years of St. Rita 27 V. St. Rita Begins to Lead a Life of Retirement, and Desires Ardently to Consecrate Her Virginity to God 31 VI. St. Rita Sacrifices Her Will on the Altar of Obedience and Consents to Enter the Marriage State 36 VII. St. Rita's Marriage 40 VIII. St. Rita, by Her Humility and Patience, Converts Her Cruel Husband 44 IX. God... Topics: Christian saints -- Italy -- Cascia -- Biography, Rita, of Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457, Murphy,...
byGoldie, Francis 1836-1912; Cepari, Virgillio, 1564?-1631
"During the last three centuries a multitude of biographies of S. Aloysius have appeared; but they are all more or less drawn from the same source, and have lost some of the clearness and purity of the fountain head. This source is the classical life by Father Virgil Cepari of the Society of Jesus. It is impossible to find in any other biographer of S. Aloysius the qualities which we meet with in Cepari...." Digitized by Google. Topics: Christian Saints -- Italy -- Biography, Jesuits -- Italy -- Biography, Gonzaga, Luigi, Saint,...
byPierson, Arthur T., 1837-1911; Catherine, of Siena, Saint, 1347-1380
"...Again, she was in her way one of the most heroic, unselfish and truly great women of all the ages; and was a very effedtive lay preacher. She proved what a woman can accomplish in testimony for God. We commend this simple story of the Middle Ages to the women of this privileged era, in the hope that it may provoke them to love and to good works, but most of all to devout and prevailing prayer." Digitized by Google. Topics: Christian Women Saints, Catherine, of Siena, Saint, 1347-1380, Christian Women Saints -- Italy --...
byLuquet, J.-F.-O, (Jean-Felix-Onésime); Mahony, F. M'Donogh
In the name of our crucified Lord, from whom all good cometh, I begin by noting the chapters which comprise this story : — I. On the Life of Margaret in the World. II. On her Perfect Conversion to God. III. On the Austerity of her Life, and on her Love of Poverty. IV. On her Profound Humility and Contempt of her own Achievements. V. On her Meditations on the Cross of Christ, and on her Calmness and Patience in Suffering. VI. On her Assiduity in Prayer, and Ecstatic Meditation. VII. On her... Topics: Christian women saints, Christian women saints -- Italy -- Biography, Margherita, da Cortona,...
byBalfour, Charlotte Cornish; Cuthbert Father, O.S.F.C., 1866-1939; Dupuis, François; Thomas, of Celano, active 1257
THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF THE LADY SAINT CLARE TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH VERSION (1563) OF BROTHER FRANCIS DU PUIS BY CHARLOTTE BALFOUR WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY FATHER CUTHBERT, O.S.F.C. WITH 24 ILLUSTRATIONS Digitized by Google. Topics: Christian saints -- Biography, Christian women saints -- Italy -- Assisi -- Biography, Clare, of...
Saints And Servants Of God SeriesCONTENTS. THE LIFE OF B. LEONARD OF PORT MAURICE. PART I. I. The birth, country, and parentage of Blessed Leonard, with the history of his childhood. 1 II. Blessed Leonard goes to Rome ; his life as a secular in that city. 7 III. Blessed Leonard manifests a vocation to the religious life. The difficulties he had to encounter in carrying it into effect. IS IV. The conduct of Blessed Leonard during his novitiate and studies, until he became a lecturer on... Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Léonard, of Port-Maurice, Saint, 1676-1751, Fattore, Nicholas,...
Saints And Servants Of God SeriesCONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Birth and parentage of the saint 1 II. Of her delight in almsgiving, and in hearing others speak of God 2 III. Of her devotion to the most holy Trinity and the blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist 3 IV. Of her voluntary application to prayer, her love of retirement, and dislike of vain shows 5 V. Of her early temperance, her zeal for the honour of God, and her desire to instruct little children in the principles of the holy faith 7 VI. She is... Topics: Christian Saints -- Italy -- Biography, De' Pazzi, Maria Maddalena, Saint, 1566-1607, Carmelites --...